by Thomas Breen | Feb 20, 2019 4:42 pm | Comments (10)
New Haven’s apartment market continued sizzling, as a developer dropped over $15 million on six Dwight properties, including an apartment tower and surface parking lot near Yale; and the Feldman brothers shelled out $6 million-plus on two East Rock apartment complexes that hadn’t changed hands in over three decades.
Continue reading ‘$21 Million Changes Hands In 2 Days’
by Thomas Breen | Feb 5, 2019 5:19 pm | Comments (33)
A new restaurant has opened on Whalley Avenue. No officials cut a ribbon to launch it. No jubilant developer hired a p.r. firm to celebrate a multimillion-dollar private investment, the creation of dozens of jobs, and a boost to the city’s tax rolls.
Continue reading ‘How Wendy’s Came To Whalley’
by Allan Appel | Jan 14, 2019 7:44 am
He was a young pitcher in the Negro Leagues when the New York Yankees came to his door to recruit him.
No way, his father, Bishop Enoch Stallings, of the Church of God and Saints of Christ in the Dwight neighborhood, told the scouts. “This boy is going to sing in the choir.”
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by Paul Bass | Jan 11, 2019 10:56 am | Comments (10)
Christine Scheller heard a bang outside her Edgewood Avenue window around 9:30 Friday morning.
“I hope,” she thought as she rushed to look, “it’s not my car.”
Continue reading ‘Parked — & Smashed’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 20, 2018 8:02 am | Comments (2)
The City Plan Commission advanced plans that will bring more than 200 apartments to New Haven in the next three years and put a rental car and truck facility in Wooster Square.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 10, 2018 7:41 am | Comments (2)
A first-of-its-kind community center for those who battle sickle cell anemia will be named for former First Lady Michelle Obama and, according to plans, open for business by the new year.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 2, 2018 12:36 pm | Comments (2)
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy had two goals during a trip to New Haven on the Friday before Election Day: meet business owners and encourage people to get out and vote.
Continue reading ‘Murphy Takes GOTV To Whalley’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 29, 2018 11:14 am
The planned new buyer of another failed Dwight housing co-op is lining up state money to rebuild it, with the same number of homes plus added common space.
Continue reading ‘Antillean Manor Inches Closer To New Life’
by Thomas Breen | Oct 24, 2018 7:50 am | Comments (4)
The health department dragged its feet, failed to follow up. Then the housing authority swept in and took action.
Now a West River mom can move to a new apartment where she needn’t worry about her toddler getting lead paint poisoning.
Meanwhile, her current landlord is asking why she never got notice of a lead problem in the first place so she could fix it.
Continue reading ‘2 Agencies, 2 Tacks On Lead Paint’
by Thomas Breen | Oct 9, 2018 6:58 am | Comments (13)
A three-family East Rock house sold for more than twice what it cost in 2005, while a nonprofit dropped a decaying Newhallville single-family home that it couldn’t find enough money to rebuild.
Continue reading ‘Home Sale Price Doubles In 13 Years’